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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1020 on: December 21, 2008, 05:20:25 AM »
There's a big difference between posting a link to a news article and posting a link to a covert hacking/software site.  If I didn't bring this article to anyones attention then how could you bring your gripes to The Register?  Do you not think that someone at Apple is not aware of this article?  It's been two months now.  How many do you suppose did this to run osx on a pc in the two months before I posted this link?

I guess Apple doesn't know people are using osx on pc's. ::)

You haven't addressed what I said about maybe the reason osx runs faster on pc's than Macs because the stuff that Apple uses to try to keep osx from running on pc's.  ???

Hmm if I recall correctly:
http://www.pcworld.com/article/136649-3/in_pictures_the_most_notable_notebooks_of_2007.html


Then Vista should be run on Macs & osx should be run on pc's.  ;D ;D ;D

I thought that Apple's motto is: THINK DIFFERENT !

Well, I strongly believe this is the right time to think different.

And Kyle... why are you worried so much dude ? Such a good technician as yourself will never ever stay without a job. Selling OSX to PC users doesn't mean Apple is going down, it just means, Apple's market will even grow. Many Apple users will never ever switch to PC no matter what happens, but this would help a lot of people to check some other possibilities out there. I am sure this would just help Apple make even more money.

I believe that all this OSX to PC story is already so deep that's practically impossible to stop it at this point. It even runs faster on PCs than on Apple architecture. Take a look at this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvlvWL3B6qM (PC booting to OSX86 faster than OSX on a Mac)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2tAhXHPfBs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncLovswd6aE (I actually tried it on my laptop and it works flawlessly)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SpV0uHylN8&mode=related&search= (OSX86 10.4.6 on my machine again)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziKIq6Eulw0&mode=related&search=
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gh5c6G1H4dE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnUW88-aTSA

And who said just Intel is capable of running OSX ? Well, he is wrong:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YWAP-zPMcE&mode=related&search=

Few OSX86 resources:

http://www.osx86project.org
http://www.nedprod.com/Niall_stuff/MacOS%20X/index.html
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1021 on: December 21, 2008, 07:48:55 AM »
Just out of curiosity i went ahead and installed the latest pirated copy of OSX on my machine. Works quite well on my Core 2 Duo actually, except i realized i don't really need it as there's nothing in there that i cannot already do with my Vista or Ubuntu. Off of my machine for good and even if Apple would start selling the OS for pc's i wouldn't buy it for sure. I prefer linux for general usage and Vista for gaming and running those few professional programs that i use(Adobe) thank you. Though i wonder with the financial crisis these days and mac sales going down if Apple will change their minds on only providing OSX on Apple hardware ? And if they do start selling it who is gonna buy it ? It's not like it's a perfect OS where nothing ever goes wrong and everything just magically works ...
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1022 on: December 21, 2008, 08:18:59 AM »
Maybe Apple need to hand out a few Belgian truffles around here:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/12/16/truffles_make_you_want_macs/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1023 on: December 21, 2008, 02:08:19 PM »
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Though i wonder with the financial crisis these days and mac sales going down if Apple will change their minds on only providing OSX on Apple hardware ?
This is something I had talked about quite some time back. I guess only time will tell.
Hurry up Apple, I'm getting older.  ;D ;D
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1024 on: December 21, 2008, 02:56:05 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1025 on: December 21, 2008, 09:53:12 PM »
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Though i wonder with the financial crisis these days and mac sales going down if Apple will change their minds on only providing OSX on Apple hardware ?
This is something I had talked about quite some time back. I guess only time will tell.
Hurry up Apple, I'm getting older.  ;D ;D

Seeing as how every quarter for about a year now has had record breaking mac sales, you wont see them change their mind on locking the OS to the Hardware.


In Fact just the opposite is happening now, they are spending money to make sure it stays only on Apple Hardware (Lawsuits on companies like Psystar)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1026 on: December 31, 2008, 12:51:50 AM »
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This lets you listen to your favorite music and help some one on the forum all at the same time. :)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1027 on: December 31, 2008, 06:47:56 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1029 on: January 01, 2009, 09:28:43 PM »
More on the Zune Leap Year Bug

Im surprised more devices don't get thrown off because of leap year.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1030 on: January 02, 2009, 01:45:40 AM »
Tried to get to the link but got this both in FF and IE7

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« Reply #1031 on: January 02, 2009, 02:16:16 AM »
Tried to get to the link but got this both in FF and IE7

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1032 on: January 02, 2009, 03:36:33 AM »
Not one of the recent ones. I just tried them.  :)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1033 on: January 02, 2009, 02:03:13 PM »
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It could be useful, also, to block update applications from shutting down though they are configurable not to prompt for next 4 hrs in Vista.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1034 on: January 02, 2009, 02:08:11 PM »
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